S.Con.Res. 53 (112th): A concurrent resolution honoring the victims of the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting and condemning the atrocities that occurred in Aurora, Colorado.


Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Udall

Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/24/2012--Introduced.Condemns the atrocities that occurred in Aurora, Colorado, on July 20, 2012. Offers condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of those who were killed. Expresses hope for the ... Read more >

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Jul 24, 2012

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This is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 53”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


99 cosponsors (50D, 47R, 2I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 134 (Related)
Condemning, in the strongest possible terms, the heinous atrocities that occurred in Aurora, Colorado.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Jul 26, 2012

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